We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Quartier du Gabut

La Rochelle, France
33 05 46 41 14 68
Improve this listing
Ranked #23 of 27 Attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Most recent review
- Jan 30, 2014
Write a Review

31 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    4
    16
    5
    4
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Ilheus, BA
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

There's nothing special in this neighborhood, but some shops and a big bar, where students love to party sometimes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Very nice esplanade, open space surrounded by boats, aquarium, coffee shops/restaurants Brasserie. You will see lots of Red Cedar houses which hosts restaurants/coffee shops and the Tourist Office.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Definitely the least good part of the port area. Cafes much more fast food rather than quality. Shabby compared with the other side of the port

Was this review helpful? Yes
France
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

La Rochelle is wonderful - truly the "most attractive and unspoilt seaside town in France" (to quote the Rough Guide) but after you've explored the harbourside, old town, parcs, beaches etc the Gabut makes an interesting change. It's an odd mixture. A couple of years ago it had the feel of "it must have seemed like a good idea at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

A much calmer quarter than the main Vieux Port, a brilliant place to spend a morning with a coffee and a crepe in one of the port-side restaurants or cafes and watch the ships, boats and yachts go by.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Poitiers, France
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Not worth a detour but OK as part of a walking tour of this lovely town.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Quartier du Gabut also viewed

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime
 
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime
 

Been to Quartier du Gabut? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Quartier du Gabut, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing